Everyone loves a Boston girl. This is the story of one Boston girl's adventures in the city, in blogging, and in getting through those crazy 20-something years.

I'm a writer by trade. And by passion. I'm a lover of food, friends, and all things Boston. I listen to music pretty much 24/7 and idolize Martha Stewart. I love my job(s), my life, and this city. Follow me on Twitter! @Susie

i’m a blogger.

The other day, I was talking to some other bloggers about Nablopomo. Remember how fun that is? I DO. kind of. And then I got this fantastic idea: “omg I’m totally going to do Nablopomo this year. TOTALLY.” But I quickly realized this would likely be quite impossible since I’ll be traveling for half of November. But then I started getting all nostalgic and was literally craving this blog.

You see,  Nablopomo was really the start to my love of blogging. I started this blog in December 2006, pretty much writing for myself and a few friends who took the time to read. But then I posted pretty much every day in November of 2007 and connected with all kinds of crazy bloggers. Call me sentimental, but I met so many amazing people that November. That’s when I realized the Internet is full of amazingness and I don’t care if I’m a dork. It was this Nablopomo post that connected me with To Kiss the Cook. Because we were both obsessed with Big Bird Goes to Japan. Seriously? Yup, I love Nablopomo.

And all these thoughts were going through my mind as I’m sitting at dinner at turkey school. Yes, at Butterball University. Where I just spent 2 days learning every single thing possible about cooking turkey. And blogging about it. Because I’m a blogger and that’s what I do.

I just can’t believe there was a time in my life where I didn’t blog. What the heck did I do?? The thing is, I need another Nablopomo to get me back into this blog. Because I love it. But it’s tough juggling two blogs, even though they’re totally and completely different. I need them both. I’m really starting to learn that.

While writing content for two blogs can sometimes get to be a bit much, the hardest part is probably interacting with the community. I LOVE reading other blogs and commenting, but what name do I comment under?? I generally comment with We are Not Martha, but there’s no way to get from WANM to here (nor do I really want there to be). It hurts my head thinking about all my log-ins.

What I’m trying to say (ahem, I talk a lot) is that I’m going to start posting as much as I can. And that’s going to be a lot. And I’m not going to concern myself with how many people are reading. Because when I first started this blog, I didn’t care. I didn’t think I would actually turn into a blogger. But I did. And so many beautiful things have happened since then.

4 Responses to “i’m a blogger.”

  1. Chels Says:

    got a teardrop on mah cheeeeeeek! i love blogging :) i totally remember sitting at my desk at work reading this blog. brings back many a memory. it’s so unreal how far this blogging thing has taken us both!

    also… was totally confused about what name/email/website to use for commenting on this blog so i just mixed it up a lil’… best of both worlds kinda thing!

  2. emrlds Says:

    i’m pretty sure that you were one of the first blogs i started reading, mostly because i was SO excited to see other boston bloggers. (yay us!) i’m excited to read posts on both sites. =)

  3. tokissthecook Says:

    Ok, per your note, we really ARE on the same wavelength. That one month in November changed so much. Everything, actually. And then eventually we were blogging for work, which was AWESOME. But I got a little burnt out. Didn’t know where TKTC fit in. I feel like I’m just now getting back into it. Because I LOVED it! It’s just hard to figure out where to put it now that I’m less single, less anonymous and more of everything else. Ya feel me? That said, I got so excited when I saw a post in this part of my reader. I’m really glad we’re back :)

  4. Gooseberried Says:

    Welcome back.

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